Android Nougat's glacial upgrade pace shows why Google's Pixel needs to succeed

Android Nougat's glacial upgrade pace shows why Google's Pixel needs to succeed
11-Jan-2017 10:24 PCWORLD

Google has released the latest Android distribution numbers and surprise, surprise, Nougat adoption is crawling along. The latest version of Android is installed on less than one percent of all phones, while the 2-year-old Lollipop remains in the lead with more than 33 percent. It’s a trend Android users have come to accept. During the same period last January, Marshmallow had exactly the same 0.7 percent adoption rate as Nougat does now. On the contrary, more than 75 percent of iOS users have upgraded to iOS 10 since its launch in September, a figure higher than the past three versions of Android combined.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here